Toledo, Ohio, United States

Sales Administrative Assistant

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Job ID 54045

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The Sales Support Administrator (SSA) provides administrative assistance for the sales organization in order to offer our sales professionals more time in front of customers.  The Sales Support Administrator is the first point of contact for members of the sales organization and is responsible for the dissemination of information. The SSA is a team player and active learner who adapts to change and consistently finds ways to eliminate waste in processes across the organization.

Reports to:  Area Sales Director

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate the interview, on-boarding, transfer, and exit process for sales team members
  • Coordinate and administer sales team meetings, contractor events, trade shows, customer events, conference calls and plant tours
  • Area Sales Meeting – annual meeting that requires set up, meeting space identification and reservation, food and beverage ordering, and tracking of travel
  • Customer events – select location, manage communications and registration process, and ordering of food and beverage
  • Trade Shows – (For small to medium Trade Shows) booking booth, order all marketing materials from 2 Scale, and coordinate with attendees and vendor. Attend event to set up booth, meet with customer to review messaging and content of event, work in the booth, interact with customers, give out marketing material, and tear down of booth.
  • Contractor Events, Conference Calls, Plant Tours – Coordinate transportation, lodging and meals
  • Assist sales team with customized requests for graphics, print jobs (local marketing)
  • Educate and assist sales team with questions while navigating OC systems and software (i.e. BI/Concur)
  • Provide monthly customer scorecards, open order reports and adhoc sales reports as requested  
  • Provide pricing reports as requested
  • Investigate budget and policy related questions as needed
  • Reconcile meeting and procurement card regional expenses in accordance with company policy
  • Research and escalate questions pertaining to toolbox orders and literature/sample availability
  • Educate sales team on available tools (BI, Prodesk, MyOC)
  • Work effectively with others to meet or exceed organizational goals

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Prior experience in providing administrative support in a professional setting

EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in an ever-changing, fast-paced environment
  • Proven experience in project management and organization of larger meetings and events
  • Ability to work independently and in teams
  • Prior support of field sales in administrative capacity
  • Experience in problem solving and identifying solutions in the best interest of the company and the customer
  • Ability to identify, act on, and lead continuous change management improvement efforts
  • Knowledge of SAP

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Embrace Owens Corning safety standards and operate in a manner that promotes safe operations for us, customers, and vendors
  • Fluent in Microsoft applications
  • Knowledge of Sales organizations and operations
  • Knowledge of building materials industry and commercial organization
  • Knowledge of office equipment
  • Strong oral & written communication skills
  • Ability to learn and utilize business technology, i.e. phones, copiers, fax machine, scanner, etc
  • Leads in a way that demonstrates Owens Corning values

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About Owens Corning  

Owens Corning is a global leader in insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composite materials. Its insulation products conserve energy and improve acoustics, fire resistance, and air quality in the spaces where people live, work, and play. Its roofing products and systems enhance curb appeal and protect homes and commercial buildings alike. Its fiberglass composites make thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more durable. Owens Corning provides innovative products and solutions that deliver a material difference to its customers and, ultimately, make the world a better place. The business is global in scope, with operations in 33 countries. It is also human in scale, with approximately 20,000 employees cultivating local and longstanding relationships with customers. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2018 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 64 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com.

A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, we’ll empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact.

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note:Applications must be filled out completely—incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are welcome, but are not a substitute for completing the application.

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